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On the lathe, by the lathe: do you have questions? frustrations? tips? This forum is for all the woodturners out there.

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Drying green wood

14 days ago by Nate10

Can anybody tell me the best way to dry green wood for turning? I found some ...

4 13 days ago
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Captain Eddie Castelin

80 days ago by coachmancuso

Has anyone bought and or used Capt eddie castelin turning carbide tools? What...

15 13 days ago
View Sumdume's profile

Is $200 too much for a used TurnCrafter Pro with stand and chisels?

13 days ago by Sumdume

I am considering purchasing a lathe for the first time. An ad in the newspap...

1 13 days ago
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Vintage lathe capabilities & Safety

15 days ago by Dror

Hello, This is my first post in the forums section. I like the good energi...

10 13 days ago
View RyanS's profile

First pen turning mandrel

14 days ago by RyanS

Hi All,I recently walked out of a woodshop liquidation sale with a box of spa...

4 13 days ago
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Dust piles

23 days ago by jonesy604

Hi all. I’m new to this site. I just started wood turning and have tu...

16 14 days ago
View Monty Queen's profile

I need some help with a Live centre for a tail stock

21 days ago by Monty Queen

I just purchase a record power lathe dml 24x/c and I set it up and it had a ...

12 14 days ago
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301 days ago by coachmancuso

Where does everyone get the wood spectraply from?

5 15 days ago
View UncleStumpy's profile

Delta Lathe 12" 46-700

18 days ago by UncleStumpy

I just bought a used Delta Lathe from a LJ’er who is selling tools for ...

12 16 days ago
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woodturning lathe desperately needed dust extraction?

19 days ago by SCOTSMAN

I have three large dust extractors, the latest I bought new at Christmas and ...

4 19 days ago
View ibewjon's profile

powermatic 90 lathe speed , pulleys

57 days ago by ibewjon

I recently purchased a powermatic 90 lathe. I cannot get the speeds listed i...

20 19 days ago
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Hollowing tools

29 days ago by Gixxerjoe04

I’m looking for a hollowing tool that’s not ewt since they’...

11 19 days ago
View Nate10's profile

Harbor freight lathe 65345 belt

19 days ago by Nate10

Hey everybody! New to this site and I need some help! I have a model 65345 ha...

2 19 days ago
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Walker-Turner 5121 Lathe

49 days ago by CC1299

Hi,Back in HS in the early 80’s I rebuilt a WT Wood lathe, and as years...

2 19 days ago
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Re-adjusting speed selector

22 days ago by kmetzger

At the school for kids where I teach woodturning, a student turned the speed ...

2 22 days ago
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Captive Ring Tool?

24 days ago by patrad

Hi All,I’m somewhat new to turning after taking a class. I have many t...

4 24 days ago
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Laser carver/Cutter for pen engraving

25 days ago by Fridgecritter

I have been turning fountain pens on the lathe, and while the wood portion is...

2 25 days ago
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Interesting Russian turning tools

279 days ago by Rick M.

Watching a tv show today called How do they do it?, basically another How It&...

25 27 days ago
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Learning Multi Axis Woodturning

32 days ago by Roper

Hello everyone, I have gotten a lot of questions in the past 6 months on how ...

3 32 days ago
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How much head stock runout is acceptable?

36 days ago by Bonj

I have an old General 160 lathe that I bought used. Over the two years I’ve h...

13 33 days ago

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